Pointers knock off Panthers
CHESAPEAKE — For four innings, this was a scoreless game.
Ah, but those next three innings…
After a scoreless four innings, the South Point Pointers erupted for 11 runs and beat the Chesapeake Panthers 11-2 on Monday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
The Pointers took advantage of seven Chesapeake errors and rapped out 10 hits en route to the win.
Brandon Boggs went the distance to get the win as he struck out 12 and walked three. He also went 2-4 with a double at the plate.
Austin Majher was 2-4 with a pair of doubles and Alex Whitt went 2-4.
Blake Lester was 2-3 as the Panthers (7-10, 4-4) got six hits.
The Pointers broke the scoreless tie with two runs in the fifth when Luke Kelley singled, Patrick Jones reached on an error and Jesse Lien had a two-run single.
The lead went to 5-0 in the top of the sixth. Whitt was safe on an error,Boggs singled and Josh Browning reached on an error as a run scored. Majher doubled for two more runs.
Chesapeake got its two runs in the bottom of the inning on singles by Lester and Jacob Henson, a wild pitch and Dakota Hutchinson’s two-run singled.
The Pointers scored six times in the seventh inning to blow the game open.
A dropped third strike, a walk and an error led to a two-run double by Boggs and an RBI double by Majher.
South Point 000 023 6 = 11 10 4
Chesapeake 000 002 0 = 2 6 7
Brandon Boggs and Chris Woodard. Blake Lester, Mikey Walters (6) and Jacob Kitchen. W-Boggs (K-12, BB-3). L-Lester (IP-5.1, K-2, BB-0, H-6). Walters IP-1.2, K-1, BB-1, H-4. 2B-SP: Brandon Boggs, Austin Majher 2. Hitting-SP: Jesse Lien 1-3, Alex Whitt 2-4, Brandon Boggs 2-4, Josh Browning 1-4, Austin Majher 2-4, Trey Kearns 1-4, Luke Kelley 1-4; Chesapeake: Blake Lester 2-3, Jacob Henson 1-3, Dakota Hutchinson 1-3, Dennis Sanchez 1-3, Bobby Arthur 1-3.